Wednesday, May 15, 2013

"Photos of Park Yoochun in “Rooftop Prince” DVD!" plus 24 more

"Photos of Park Yoochun in “Rooftop Prince” DVD!" plus 24 more


Photos of Park Yoochun in “Rooftop Prince” DVD!

Posted: 15 May 2013 08:30 AM PDT

JYJ's Park Yoochun's drama 'Rooftop Prince' has been a big hit not just in Korea but in other countries as well. It is also scheduled to be aired in Japan once again on the 3rd of June on TBS' 'Hallyu Select' at 10:05am . The drama also released its DVD and the photos from the DVD have been revealed online an can be seen below.









Written by: angelclowie18@dkpopnews.net

Baek Ji Young’s label explains why they initially denied her pregnancy

Posted: 15 May 2013 07:30 AM PDT


After releasing the happy news of her pregnancy earlier in the week, Baek Ji Young explained why she had waited to share the news with the public.

Baek Ji Young's agency WS Entertainment revealed, "When Baek Ji Young and Jung Suk Won announced their wedding plans last month, they knew about her pregnancy. However, in fear of the public judging her negatively, we denied the news in our press release."

The agency added, "Her pregnancy is a very private matter and we were being cautious. Especially since Baek Ji Young is at her early stages of pregnancy at a fairly late age, she needs to take extra precaution. Thus, they didn't want hateful comments from netizens and the public to put her into a state of distress."

Meanwhile, it was revealed that Baek Ji Young is currently nine weeks pregnant and she is preparing for her wedding with Jung Suk Won in June.

KARA confirmed to star in five-part drama ‘Secret Love’

Posted: 15 May 2013 07:00 AM PDT


Girl group KARA has now been confirmed for the upcoming five-part drama 'Secret Love'.

The members of KARA will work with the director behind the hit drama 'That Winter, The Wind Blows' director Kim Tae Gyu. 'Secret Love' is made of five different episodes and each of the members will be the heroine of each episodes. They will show five different love stories with five different characters.

This will not be the first time acting for a few members. Goo Hara participated in the drama 'City Hunter', Gyuri worked in the drama 'Nail Shop Prince' while Seungyeon acted in 'Jang Ok Jung'. Jiyoung also played as the female in Japanese drama, 'Rainbow Rose'.

The drama will finish its production before airing to television. Also it will be released as film as well. The show is planned to premiere in Korea first and then broadcast later in other countries across Asia, including Japan, Hong Kong and Taiwan.

Fans celebrate Lee Min Ho’s 7th year anniversary

Posted: 15 May 2013 06:30 AM PDT


To celebrate his 7th year anniversary, members of Minoz, the name for actor Lee Min Ho's fans from all over the world, have been sending out messages of support and encouragement.

Lee Min Ho made his debut in May 2006 through EBS teen series 'Secret Garden.' This year, he just entered 7th year since the debut and fans around the world sent congratulating messages to celebrate the anniversary.

An official from Lee's management agency said, "A great number of fans from Korea, China, Japan, Thailand, Philippines, Vietnam, Indonesia, America, and many other countries in Europe and South America are running big events in celebration of Lee Min Ho's anniversary."

Korean fans held 'Billboard Event', which they have been continuing for four years. The fans payed for major LED in Seoul to display Lee Min Ho's works and photos. The Japanese fans borrowed a big bus to promote the actor's world tour wrapped with the message, "We are coming to meet fans around the world."

Meanwhile, Lee Min Ho will release a new album titled "My Everything" in late May as a gift to his fans who have put a lot of effort into celebrating his anniversary.

Yang Hyun Suk rates Lee Hi’s concert 80 out of 100 points

Posted: 15 May 2013 06:02 AM PDT


YG Entertainment's Yang Hyun Suk revealed his thoughts regarding Lee Hi's first concert.

Lee Hi held her first ever concert 'RE-HI' in front of 500 fans at Seoul Seokang University's Merry Hall. She not only sung her own songs, but also presented other artists' songs, which she had sung before when she was completing in 'K-Pop Star'.

During the concert, Lee Hi joked, "CEO Yang never gave me a perfect score of 100." When Yang Hyun Suk was asked by a media outlet what score would he give to the singer's concert, he answered, "I once gave Park Ji Min 100 points on 'K-Pop Star', but never to Lee Hi."

He then rated the concert, "If I had to give a score, I'd say that this concert would be around 80 points."

Shinhwa to embark on Asia tour

Posted: 15 May 2013 05:30 AM PDT


The longest-running idol group, Shinhwa, will embark on their Asia tour this coming June.

To celebrate the release of their upcoming 11th album 'The Classic', Shinhwa will embark on '2013 Shinhwa Grand Tour The Classic' which will have its first stop at the Asia World Expo in Hong Kong on June 8.

The group will also take the Asian tour to Mercedes-Benz Arena in Shanghai, NK101 hall in Taipei, Makuhari Messe hall in Tokyo, MasterCard Center in Beijing before finishing up at the Olympic Gymnastics Stadium in Seoul on August 3 and 4.

Meanwhile, Shinhwa will release their 11th full-length album 'The Classic' on May 16th.

Boom to make a comeback with new single “I Don’t Know Women”

Posted: 15 May 2013 05:00 AM PDT


Singer and comedian Boom is making a return into the music scene with his brand new single, "I Don't Know Women".

To be released on May 16th, "I Don't Know Women" is very serious and masculine contrary to the comic image Boom has built through a variety of television shows. The song was produced by Oh Seung Eun, and will feature sad lyrics with a trendy rhythm.

Are you excited for Boom's return?

SHINee’s Minho shows youthfulness in school uniform

Posted: 15 May 2013 04:30 AM PDT


SHINee's Minho has been chosen as a model of his school, Konkuk University.

Recently, Minho took promotional photos for the school he's attending. In the photos, the film-major celebrity student is seen on the campus of Konkuk University while wearing the school uniform, exuding a feel of a fresh college student.

Minho expressed love toward his school by wearing college-logo baseball jacket, which goes well with Minho's fresh, dandy-boy image.

Seo Taiji to marry actress Lee Eun Sung

Posted: 15 May 2013 04:00 AM PDT


Legendary singer Seo Taiji (41) and actress Lee Eun Sung (25) have announced that they will be tying the knot.

On May 15, Seo Taiji announced on his official homepage that he will be marrying 24-year old actress, Lee Eun Sung. In his message to his fans, he wrote, "I've found my other half that I've been waiting for a long time and now I'm going to marry her. You're surprised, right? Actress Lee Eun sung will become my wife."

The two stars first met on the set of Seo Taiji's "Bermuda Triangle" music video in 2008. They kept in touch afterwards and started officially seeing each other in 2009. After three years of dating, the couple decided to tie the knot.

Park Shin Hye becomes the new face of ‘Vegemil’

Posted: 15 May 2013 03:30 AM PDT


Actress Park Shin Hye has been chosen as the new face of the Korean soy bean milk drink, 'Vegemil'.

In the new commercial, Park Shin Hye will be introducing the new "Vegemil Green Tea Soy Bean Latte." The brand revealed their reason for choosing the actress stating, "The healthiness of the drink correlates with the actress' healthy image she honed over the past few years in Korea."

Park Shin Hye's new advertisement will be aired starting on May 19th.

B2ST’s Yoseob releases live performance of “Another Orion”

Posted: 15 May 2013 03:08 AM PDT


Following his successful promotion in Korea, B2ST's Yang Yoseob is debuting in Japan with a Japanese version of his first solo album, 'The First Collage'.

Released on May 15th, the album, which was first release in Korea last November, contains the Japanese versions of the tracks as well as Fumiya Fujii's original Japanese song, "Another Orion".

Cube Entertainment also unveiled Yoseob's live performance of "Another Orion". Check out the clip below.

G.Na flaunts her slim figure for GRAZIA

Posted: 15 May 2013 01:37 AM PDT

Sexy diva G.Na flaunts her flat ABS for fashion magazine GRAZIA.

During the interview, G.Na revealed the secrets behind her slim figure. As a sports lover, she work hard to maintain her figure and she impresses the staff with her muscular ABS.

Her new pictorials will be included in the June issue of GRAZIA Magazine.



Seo In Young feels pressure about her comeback because of Lee Hyori

Posted: 15 May 2013 12:00 AM PDT


Solo singer Seo In Young is definitely feeling the pressure of having a comeback especially in the crowded month of May.

Seo In Young held a showcase and press conference for her new mini-album 'Forever Young', and at the event she revealed her thoughts about the many comebacks, "Many juniors and Lee Hyori unni will be making comebacks so I feel the pressure. But I feel fine as I have my own style. So I look forward to having friendly competitions with them."

She added, "Many ask me why I chose a sad song for a May release. I feel pressured because my song is a ballad piece, but I believe I'll be able to show my strengths through this album. I'll work hard."

Finally, Seo In Young said, "I've released a single album and an album with no promotions not too long ago. So it will be the first time in a while that I will do promotions. Although I had worries about the song, I want to actively promote this time."

Kim Hyun Joong to hold large scale fan meeting in June

Posted: 14 May 2013 11:30 PM PDT


Singer and actor Kim Hyun Joong will be meeting his Korean fans in one and a half year through a large-scale fan meeting this coming June.

According to Kim's agency, the singer will hold '2013 KHJ Show—Party People', which combines a fan meeting and concert, at the Hwajung Gymnasium of Korea University on June 8. As he has had little opportunity to meet fans in Korea, Kim Hyun Joong is said to be preparing stage better than his Asian fan meeting tour and Japan national tour.

A representative stated, "Kim Hyun Joong has been feeling bad for not able to meet Korean fans due to work in overseas. So he planned on the concert to pay the love back."

Meanwhile, Kim Hyun Joong is busy preparing a new album which will be released in Japan in June. He also appears as a regular on the SBS Sunday entertainment program 'Barefoot Friends'.

Girls’ Generation delays new Japanese single ‘LOVE & GIRLS’ release to June

Posted: 14 May 2013 11:00 PM PDT


Girls' Generation's upcoming 7th Japanese single 'LOVE & GIRLS', which was scheduled for a release this May, has been delayed to a later date.

According to sources, the release date of 'LOVE & GIRLS' has been postponed from May 29th to June 19th. The music video that is to be included in the limited edition of the new single has also been changed from "Beep Beep" to "LOVE&GIRLS".

The new single will include two tracks "LOVE&GIRLS" and "Lingua Franca". It will come in two versions, the First Press Limited Edition (1,890 yen) and the regular version without the DVD (1,260 yen).

Shinhwa releases Minwoo and Eric’s teaser photos

Posted: 14 May 2013 10:26 PM PDT


Legendary group Shinhwa, who's celebrating their 15th anniversary in the industry, is gearing up for a comeback with their 11th album 'The Classic' this May. After unveiling two sets of teasers, the group has now released individual teasers for members Minwoo and Eric.

The two new photos show the two singers dressed in black and charismatically showing off their side profiles into the camera.

Shinhwa's 11th album 'The Classic' comes one year and two months after their 10th album, 'The Return'. The album will be released on May 16th.

CNBLUE and FT Island to join Summer Sonic Festival in Japan

Posted: 14 May 2013 09:42 PM PDT


FNC Entertainment idol bands CNBLUE and FT Island will be rocking out the stage of Japan's biggest music festivals, Summer Sonic Festival.

On May 13, Summer Sonic 2013 updated its official site with artist lineup, with both FT Island and CNBLUE's names on the list. Both groups will be playing at the Rainbow Stage in Tokyo on August 10th, and at the Flower Stage in Osaka a day later, on August 11th.

The Summer Sonic Festival is an annual two or three-day rock festival held at the same time in Osaka and Chiba. The line-up contains many Japanese rock musicians from both major and indie record companies, and also international acts.

Nine Muses release dance practice clip for “Wild”

Posted: 14 May 2013 09:04 PM PDT


The "model-dol" Nine Muses are back with new video for the fans, this time, a dance practice clip for their latest title song, "Wild".

Released on May 15th, the new video shows Nine Muses members flaunting their oozing charisma in a sexy and "Wild" concept. The clip focuses only on the choreography, giving fans a better look of their dance.

Check out the video below!

Vibe releases 5th mini album ‘Organic Sound’

Posted: 14 May 2013 09:00 PM PDT


After unveiling the preview track "For The Last Time", Korean R&B duo Vibe has now released the full tracks from their comeback album.


The talented duo is returning with their 5th album 'Organic Sound', their first release in three years. The album, which is being released on May 15th, includes their signature ballads while also venturing into other genres.


Check out the tracks below!


As I'm Getting Older




4U




The Day She Marry




Why You Come Back To Me




Ap Gu Jeong Station Exit.4 (Ft. LYn)




Do Not Allow For Teenager (Ft. MIIII)





I Hate Mama


For The Whole Night

LEDApple covers 4minute’s “What’s Your Name?”

Posted: 14 May 2013 08:43 PM PDT


Known for bringing fantastic cover song each week, LEDApple has now returned with another cover performance for this week's episode of LEDApple's 'Music Note'.

On May 15th, LEDApple released a cover of 4minute's latest title song, "What's Your Name?". The group gives the track their own rock twist, backed up with their instruments.

Check out the cover below:

Dal Shabet releases “It’s You” for ‘All About My Romance’ OST

Posted: 14 May 2013 08:29 PM PDT


Girl group Dal Shabet, who currently focusing on their individual activities, came back together to release their first ever soundtrack for the drama, 'All About My Romance'.

On May 15th, Dal Shabet released their single, "It's You", an upbeat track that perfectly fits with the romantic comedy genre of the drama.

Check out the single below:

JYJ’s Junsu sings “Foolish Heart” for ‘Heaven’s Will’ OST

Posted: 14 May 2013 08:17 PM PDT


JYJ's Junsu (XIA) has lent his voice for the KBS2TV's drama, 'Heaven's Will - The Fugitive of Joseon' starring labelmate actress Song Ji Hyo.

On May 15th, Junsu released his latest single "Foolish Heart". The song was previewed during the 5th episode of the drama and received much interest from the viewers.

Junsu said, "I'm enjoying the drama very much myself. I hope people will be able to feel the emotion of the drama. I tried to express the emotion of the lyrics as clearly as possible."


FT Island’s Hongki sings “Jump” for ‘Passionate Goodbye’ OST

Posted: 14 May 2013 08:07 PM PDT


FT Island's vocalist Lee Hongki participated in the soundtrack for his debut film, 'Passionate Goodbye'.

On May 15th, Hongki released his latest single titled, "Jump" along with its full music video, featuring highlights from the movie itself.

The movie 'Passionate Goodbye' is a story of troublesome idol star (Hongki) and terminally ill patients who find the true value of lives as they get to know each other. The movie also stars Ma Dong suk, Lim Won hee, Baek Jin hee, Jun Min seo and more, and is set to be released in this coming May.

Check out the MV below!

Lee Hyori is one of the “Bad Girls” in new MV teaser

Posted: 14 May 2013 08:02 PM PDT


After pre-releasing her track, "Miss Korea", Lee Hyori is signaling her official return with the release of a music video teaser for album's title song, "Bad Girls".

On May 15, B2M Entertainment uploaded the teaser on its official Youtube channel, showing Lee Hyori's another fierce and sexy transformation. "Bad Girls" is the title song to her upcoming fifth album, 'Monochrome', which will be released on May 21.

Lee Hyori revealed her new title song for the first time on the Mnet comeback special, '2Hyori Show' which had its filming on May 14 at the Kintex in Ilsan.

Check out the teaser below.

Seo In Young returns with “Let’s Break Up” MV

Posted: 14 May 2013 08:01 PM PDT


After her successful showcase in Itaewon, Seoul on May 14th, solo singer Seo In Young is finally making her official comeback with the release of her mini album 'Forever Young' along the full music video for title song, "Let's Break Up".

The sexy diva seems to make a 180 degree transformation, expressing her gently, feminine side. She is coming back after 7 months of break since her electronic and disco track "Let's Dance" in October 2012.

The title track "Let's Break Up" is acoustic ballad that accentuates her powerful voices and emotions. Her comeback album also contains four other tracks including "Want You Back," "Anymore," "Letter" and previously released track, "Let's Dance."